Anyone know a free, good, easy to use avi to mp4 converter that can handle large files (like 250mb+)?
What is the juiciest drama in your life?
My ex and I still share an apartment. People seem to think this is the craziest thing ever and mention it to people we barely know. "Oh, you know A--- and H-----??? They broke up over a year ago and still live together! What do you think about that?!"
Would you count listening to an audio book as having 'read' that book?
Do you like audio books?
What was the last good non-fiction book you read?
Do vegans like to get flowers??
I have so much work, it's making my head spin. What should I do?
Who is your favorite music artist?
How did you discover them?
How many albums do you own?
What other merchendise do you own?
Do the fans have a nickname they call themselves?
1) If you have had a baby, was it your experience that people felt free to give opinions or attempt to become overly involved in your life?
2) What do you do when you don't feel like working out, but you make yourself at least get started, and you just can't get into it? Force yourself through? Quit and try again later? Something else?
3) If someone was going to show up with a treat for your lunchroom today, what would you want it to be?
Anything exciting going on today?
Anything you're waiting for?
I've been doing a lot of work in trying to find a house for myself and my friends to rent for the fall. It's down to two:
A place in which a bedroom is $550 per person (WAY cheap for this area) and is fairly spacious and has a deck. The downside of this one is that we share a basement with the other unit in the duplex, which means things could get really awkward for the bike workshop we want to set up and we couldn't do house shows. : / Both of those things are really important for us, but so is cheap rent.
A place with a private basement where we could have a bike shop and put on shows. Slightly less run-down, but also slightly more boring in terms of architecture. No deck, but potential roof access. The bathrooms are awkwardly distributed. Main detriment is that the rent is roughly $670 / bedroom (gross).
My friends are being unresponsive in voting on these and I'm afraid they'll both get rented out. Don't wanna make this decision alone. TQC, which place should we get?
Scenario: Someone you care for had a just baby and named it something grotesquely retarded. How out of line would it be to share your concerns and ask them to reconsider the baby's name?
The baby's name isnt that bad, its just one of those pretentious, spelled weird on purpose names.
For the sake of making the question more interesting I said the name was "grotesquely retarded." It wouldnt have been as fun if the question was about a not really that bad name.
People who were offended by my choice of words:
I see where you're coming from. I don't agree 100%, but I'll try to choose my words more carefully.
One of my best friend's birthdays is approaching. For his boyfriend's birthday I put together a scrapbook which is something I've done for his major birthdays (21, 25) with notes from his friends, pictures, whatever.
I'd like to do something along those lines but we don't have as many mutual friends. He recently did a study abroad program, and I was thinking of contacting those friends to maybe send a post card from whatever country they're in to put into a book. Is that totally creeper of me?
OR I was thinking of taking the massive amount of pictures he has on facebook and putting them into a photobook on Shutterfly.
Which is least crappy?
Do you have any other suggestions?
I'm relatively crafty and this won't be his only gift...I just really wanted to do something to make him feel extra loved.
What do your hands smell like right now?
What do you think your breath smells like right now?
What do you smell like after a shower?
Game of Thrones views, anyone else feel like Peter Dinklage was nominated and given the Emmy mostly because he has achondroplasia?
Don't get me wrong, he's amazing in his role, but so is the entire cast of GOT. Nothing except his dwarfism really makes him stand out from the rest of them.
Are there any people who have quit smoking? What was your most successful way of quitting? How long has it been?
Do you have a favorite album that you like to mimic the vocals front to back?
Jeff Buckley's Grace, personally.
Do you try and keep from speaking poorly or venting online about people you know?
If someone you knew found out you were talking shit about them on LJ, but never actually told you, would you attempt to apologize to them or just let it go since they're not saying anything either?
How many times have you been in love?
not expecting a lot of people to know this, but can anybody point me to a good comic or webcomic written by a non-white woman?
Do you spend much time speaking when you're not actually in a conversation with someone?
For instance, do you talk to yourself, or talk yourself through tasks you're working on, or explain to the cat that this is how you fold a shirt properly, or something of the sort? How often?
I've been given a task to make an awesome playlist of 90s hip hop/rap/r&b. What are your faves?
I am a snacker! I snack all day long. Can anyone suggest some good, healthy snacks that don't require much in terms of preparation?
My usual healthy go-to snacks are popcorn with nutritional yeast, roasted pistachios (occasionally other nuts but these are my favorite), fruit, Greek yogurt, dark chocolate squares, pumpkin seeds, celery (which I LOVE plain) and recently, I've been obsessed with making popsicles; I just puree whatever fruit I have on hand and freeze it in my Popsicle mould.
I like a lot of variety and I would like to add to the list. Any suggestions? Either sweet or savory ideas welcome! The only limit I would place on suggestions is that I don't eat meat :)
What is the longest time you ever kept your contact lenses in?
(ones that are approved for sleeping in)
I have kept mine in up to 4 weeks, doc said only 2 at most.
When was the last time you felt bone tired, aching and sore, but damn accomplished?
What kind of person would you be if you had never been exposed to the Internet?
I realized today I would likely be an overly religious, conservative, anti-choice misogynist, and be married with 2 or 3 kids because of the small town, southern mentality. I was horrified and have never been more grateful for the Internet.
DK/DC: what did you last have to eat?
What would TQC do?
A friend has invited my SO and me to a concert in NYC. We live about an hour by train from NYC, and the concert would likely run until 11:30 or midnight on a Saturday night. Trains don't really run that frequently on a Saturday night at that time, so we'd get home around 2 at the earliest. Both my SO and I would likely be totally exhausted and cranky by the end of the night, as we're not late night people (we usually go to bed around 10 or 11 even on a weekend night). We're not entirely sure if we even like the band (it's ska-swing). The only upsides are: getting to be in the city, and free music. Would you go?
Why is my husband insisting that I watch a video of Adele singing in her home?
I enjoy her music, but it's not like a fancy music video. It is straight up Adele singing into a microphone. He seems to be offended that I want to browse the internet while he plays this video...
So today I had an ultrasound and they found an ovarian cyst that was roughly the same size as my ovary, and that or a series of them have likely been responsible for the excrutiating pain I have been in. Validation feels awesome.
What is the greatest feeling of validation you have ever had and why?
DK/DC: on a scale of 1-10, 1 being Buckingham Palace and 10 being the worst cases on Hoarders how messy is your place?
(Mine is about a 4, with the kitchen closer to a 6).
Your SO's sister just had a baby and you're going to visit her in the hospital.
Do you bring anything for her/the baby? If so, what?
I went to an interview and I'm writing my thank you email. Usually it's one person interviewing me, but this time there was two. One guy was the person I'd be working directly under and the other guy kind of dealt with my position, but not as close.
My question is can I write one email to them both thanking them and with my questions or should I write two separate emails? I just don't know what else I can put in another email. I don't want to leave one guy out, but I can only make up so much for a thank you email. :/
DK/DC: Are you watching American Idol this season? Do you watch from the very beginning or wait until it gets to the Top 10, 5, etc...?
In anticipation of the new "enhanced" Google experienced, I got a different (non-gmail) email address and most people are sending to me there, but a few of my friends are slow to catch on, so I have filters set up to forward their messages. I have a different gmail account for non-friend things (my kid's school, work-related mail) and the forwarding filters there are not working either. And now the kid reports that his gmail forwarding filters have stopped functioning. These were all fine when I went to bed last night...I'm guessing this has something to do with the "enhancements."
I'm not doing anything funky, just accessing all of my various accounts from the web. So it's not an apps problem (don't have a droid, don't have apps).
Anyone else having gmail filter problems?
Why does anyone ask to see nude photo?
Just trying to see this from an outside perspective.
1) hypothetically, you are 18 years old and a classmate of your preferred sex behaves strangely around you. They are fine around everyone else, but when they speak to you, they won't look you in the eye. Sometimes, during idle moments, you catch them staring at you across the room. What do you think is up with them?
2) are there any particularly strange things you've witnessed teenagers doing in a school/college setting?
3) what's your favourite drink? Why?
I'm taking my road test tomorrow. Any words of advice or encouragement? Also I tend to get really nervous and start shaking, any techniques to remain calm?
How many tries did it take you to pass your road test?